Year

2015

DOI

10.17848/9780880995023

Abstract

In his third Upjohn Press book on occupational licensing, Morris M. Kleiner examines why the institution of occupational licensing has had such a curious evolution and influence in the United States, the European Union, and China. He also discusses the many similarities it has to guilds.

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Contents

  1. Anatomy of Occupational Licensing
  2. The Evolution of Occupational Licensing
  3. The Cost, Mobility, and Quality of Occupational Licensing Services
  4. Battles among Licensed Occupations
  5. Occupational Licensing in Different Institutional and International Contexts
  6. Policy Implications of the Evolution of Occupational Licensing in the United States and Elsewhere

ISBN

9780880995016 (pbk) ; 9780880995016 (ebook)

Subject Areas

LABOR MARKET ISSUES; Occupational regulation and licensing

Guild-Ridden Labor Markets: The Curious Case of Occupational Licensing

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Citation

Kleiner, Morris, M. 2015. Guild-Ridden Labor Markets: The Curious Case of Occupational Licensing. Kalamazoo, MI: W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research. https://doi.org/10.17848/9780880995023